5 Best Fantasy Baseball Matchups 9.1.20


Today we have Segura, Newman, Rizzo, Cruz and Belt lined up as the 5 of the best hitters based on the data.  Read below for the in-depth scouting reports for each.  Good luck today and come find me on Twitter @JimRileyLive for more baseball talk throughout the day.

Who’s hot over the last 7 days (min 10 AB)

1-Trea Turner 17/28 7 R 2 HR 5 RBI 1 SB

2-Manny Machado 14/29 8R 3 HR 8 RI

3-Tyler Glasnow 2-0 13 Ip 22 Ks 1.38 ERA 0.69 WHIP

4-Rhys Hoskins 9/24 6 R 4 HR 9 RBI

5-Andrew McCutchen 10/27 7 R 2 HR 6 RBI 2 SB

6-Jesse Winker 10/28 7 R 4 HR 7 RBI

7-Luis Robert 10/23 7 R 3 HR 7 RBI

8-Kyle Schwarber 6 R 4 HR 7 RBI

9-Eugenio Suarez 3 HR 9 RBI

10-Eric Hosmer 12/29 6 R 2 HR 8 RBI

Who’s on ice over the last 7 days (min 10 AB)

1-Justin Smoak 0/14 1 R

2-Joey Bart 1/19 1 R

3-Bryan Reynolds 1/21 1 R 1 RBI

4-Gregory Polanco 1/26 1 HR

5-Kike Hernandez 1/14

6-Joey Gallo 1/14

7-Todd Frazier 3/20

8-Nicky Lopez 1/18 2 R

9-Javier Baez 2/19 1 R 1 RBI

10-JD Martinez 2/19 1 R 1 RBI

Matchups

Jean Segura is 8/22 with 2 Doubles and 2 RBI vs Patrick Corbin.  Segura is slashing .300/.400/.600 s LHP this year with 3 of his 4 homers.  In the lasts 7 days he’s 9/22 – a .409 average.  This is a good matchup at the right time for Segura.

Kevin Newman is 7/18 with 1 double and 1 HR vs Jon Lester.  Here is your value grab for the day.  Against LHP he’s slashing .368/.409/.526 this season and he’s got the favorable history vs Lester.

Anthony Rizzo is 7/20 with 2 doubles, 1 Triple, 2 HR and 4 RBI plus 3 walks vs Chad Kuhl.  Rizzo will carry a 7 game hitting streak, in which he’s hit .308 with 3 home runs during the stretch.  He’s crushing RHP with a .271/.388/.588 slash line and all 8 of his home runs.

Nelson Cruz is 14/47 with 1 double, 5 HR and 9 RBI plus 7 walks vs Dallas Keuchel.  Cruz has been one of the best hitters in baseball this year. Period.  25 R 13 HR 29 RBI and a .319 Average.  Now, a lot of it has come against lefties but he’s been no slouch vs RHP either, carrying a .922 OPS.

Brandon Belt is 10/24 with 4 doubles, 2 HR and 5 RBI plus 4 walks vs Jon Gray.  Belt has been great with 4 multi-hit games over the last 8 games and is 9/21 over that time.  Belt is elite vs RHP this year with a .338/.420/.606 slash line over 71 at-bats.

Feature Photo Credit: Bill Streicher - USA TODAY Sports


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